Lanes reopen after big rig rollover crash off I-10 east of Dillon Rd.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Wreck slowing traffic

EAST OF COACHELLA, Calif. - A big rig collided with a large truck towing another truck around 3 a.m. Wednesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

CHP and other authorities responded to the scene, reporting minor injuries to the parties involved. They say a driver of the big rig was taken to a local hospital. 

CHP closed part of the 1-10 freeway a few miles east of the exit for Dillon Rd., causing a minor traffic backup. Around 5:40 a.m., all lanes reopened. 

CHP on scene encourages drivers to reduce speed and use caution when driving and tells News Channel 3 it could take a few hours for a tow truck to fully clear the scene and remove the big rig from the area. 

The cause of the crash is still under investigation. Watch News Channel 3 at 6 a.m. for the latest. 

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